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LANSING, MI (WNS) - Lansing police are looking for the man they say may be responsible for an armed robbery and attempted armed robbery Tuesday night.
It started around 8:40 p.m. Tuesday in the 3600 block of South Martin Luther King Blvd. at the Wendy's restaurant.
Police say a man walked, pointed a handgun at employees and demanded money. He wasn't able to get anything and took off.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic man, 20-25 years old, 5'5" and 140 pounds. He was wearing a black hat with a red bandana covering his face, with a dark blue or black coat.
Around 8:56 p.m. the Quality Dairy in the 1400 block of West Willow was robbed.
Police say the suspect walked in, pointed a handgun at employees and demanded money and store merchandise. The suspect was given money and merchandise and quickly left the store.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic man, 16-19 years old, 5'5" to 5'6", thin build. He was wearing a red bandana on his face with a ball cap and all back clothes.
Lansing police believe the suspect's description is similar in both robberies and believe the same suspect could be responsible for both crimes.
Anyone with information is asked to call Lansing Police at (517) 483-4600, or Crime Stoppers at (517) 483-STOP, or Detective Mark Lewandowsky at (517) 483-6859.
2820 East Saginaw Street, Lansing, MI 48912